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  • Sports briefs

    WAUKEE — Creston High School junior Camryn Somers was part of four victories as Waukee swept a girls swimming triangular at Waukee YMCA Tuesday.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • Outdoor news

    BOONE — “They Gotta’ Have Cover” is a new and catchy way to call attention to what farmers can do to bring back pheasants and other grassland birds.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Fishing report

    For lake locations, maps and other information, go to ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Panthers resume series with Norwalk

    There's a chance of more rain showers Friday night, but that won't put a damper on the eager anticipation of the football season for the 2014 Creston/ ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:17 am
  • DMACC's net power sinks Spartans in home opener

    Ninth-ranked Des Moines Area Community College opened the 2014 conference season in dominating fashion Wednesday night, sweeping Southwestern 25-10, 2 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:06 am
  • Sports briefs

    Iowa State University's football season opener on Saturday against North Dakota State will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1. That game is scheduled to kic ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:58 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueAug. 21Team ScorePine Valley 150Calvin-Willets 144Knuth-Lett 142Madi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:58 am
  • Tigers, Eagles square off in area matchup

    Football season is here, and the Creston News Advertiser coverage area teams are ready for the season to begin.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • SWCC opens at home tonight after 3-0 loss at Indian HIlls

    OTTUMWA — It was more rugged competition for the Southwestern volleyball team Tuesday night, with a 3-0 loss at Division I unbeaten Indian Hills.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • NASCAR and Iowa Speedway announce 2015 National Series schedule

    NEWTON — NASCAR and Iowa Speedway announced the return of the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series to Newton in 2015.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • NV's Grantham signs to play golf at SWCC

    Delson Grantham, May 2014 graduate of Nodaway Valley High School in Greenfield, is headed to Southwestern Community College to play golf for SWCC head ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Kenny Namanny has been named assistant baseball coach and residence hall coordinator (West Hall) at Southwestern Community College.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Preseason volleyball rankings

    The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released preseason volleyball rankings on Monday.Five Hawk ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Cross country State Qualifying Meet sites announced

    The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union announced the sites for the 2014 State Qualifying Meets for cross ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Spartans set the pace for a strong 2014 campaign

    EMMETSBURG — The Southwestern Community College Spartans started the 2014 campaign on the right foot with the men's strong fourth place finish at the ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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